Monday, 25 January 2016

Record of Commitment Award


Gracemount High School has now attained the Unicef Rights Respecting School - ROC (Record of Commitment) Award. This is a significant step in the schools journey to become a Unicef: Level 1 Rights Respecting school in 2016.

More information about the Unicef: Rights Respecting School Award can be found here:

 Any parents/carers of members of the community who wish to get involved in the Schools campaign to become a Level 1 Rights Respecting School should contact the school office.

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Respect Week Presentation


During Respect Week we had a great presentation about what it stands for. Below is the presentation shown to all pupils.

Friday, 20 November 2015



This week during respect week many people around the school have been doing some amazing things:

In Dance with Miss Greig:

The S3 dancer each selected a Right they have under the UN Convention of the Rights of the child and have been putting together choreography to express their understanding of these.

Discussing the Choreography
Groups in Action

In Art with Miss Finch:

There has been a competition to select the new logo for the Rights Respecting Group. Many pupils have produced fantastic work and a winner has been selected.
A sample of all their work

The winner!

 In Languages with Mr Cardiet, Miss Davies and Mrs Towers

They have been working on designing posters around RESPECT. There has been huge amounts of fantastic work

Monday, 2 February 2015

LGBT T-Shirts

As advertised at last week’s House assembly, the LGBT group are ordering the red “Some people are gay. Get over it” t-shirts.  Some staff and pupils have requested purchasing their own T-shirts and mugs, so I’d like to open this invitation to all staff before submitting our final order.

T-shirts with the slogan: “Some people are gay. Get over it.”  *Other slogans are available – see weblink for more info.*
Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
Cost: £15

Mugs with the same slogan.
Cost: £7.50

If you’re interested, please get in touch by Wednesday 11th February.  Let me know the item, slogan and size (if applicable).  Payment can be made by cash or cheque made out to ‘Gracemount High School.’  Payment is needed prior to ordering please.

PUPILS: Slips are in Group Tutor files for those pupils who’d like more information.  Feel free to send pupils to me during registration (Art 2) if they have any further questions.


Mrs Whyte

Friday, 30 January 2015

GHS Diversity now on Twitter



GHS Diversity now on Twitter   

The new GHS Diversity Twitter page is now live. Here you will be able to keep right up to date with the latest news and events from the following groups in the school:

The Rights Respect School Award
The RESPECT group (Anti bullying)
True Colours group (Racial Equality) 
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender group (New)  

Check it out @DiversityGHS on